The Returning of the Bodies of Women

There is a RETURNING. It is happening in the headlines and it is happening as one woman at a time, shares her story. It’s been bubbling up—you may even call it a rising. These stories—these truths, once hidden in shamed places—are rising into the Light. Telling our stories is refusing to let what was done to us to […]

Eshet Chayil, Rachel Held Evans

This is a time for clear speech …  Today I join with many voices to celebrate Rachel Held Evans, because it’s the official launch day for her new book, The Year of Biblical Womanhood. A good friend, in addressing issues around prostitution and demand, often says: “This is a time for clear speech.” When we speak […]

I Have Wrinkles, Hear Me Roar

My eldest-with-an-attitude walked out of the room on Saturday morning, saying, “Mommy, I just saw something on TV that you need.” Yes? My curiosity piqued, while rallying them to get ready for early morning swimming lessons. “It’s for someone who has wrinkles and, Mommy, you have lots of wrinkles.” There was a moment’s reflection–a choice: […]